Beginners’ Spanish: Getting around
Beginners’ Spanish: Getting around

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10.5 Test your communicative skills

Actividad 10.6

Part 1

You are at the Hotel Francisco Aguirre in La Serena. Listen to and follow the directions given by the receptionist to find the following places. Where are they located on the map? If you download/print the image, mark them with the numbers 1 to 4.

Escuche y siga las indicaciones.

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Hotel Franciso Aguirre in La Serena in Chile
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  • (a)  La catedral (1)

  • (b)  La Iglesia de Santo Domingo (2)

  • (c)  El Parque Pedro de Valdivia (3)

  • (d)  El hospital (4)

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Part 2

Now you are in one of the restaurants in the market and a stranger asks you how to get to the Plaza de Armas. Give her directions.


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Cruce la calle y tome la primera calle a la derecha, la calle Prat, siga todo recto, y la Plaza de Armas es la tercera calle a la izquierda, es la cuarta cuadra.

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Imagine that you have visitors to your town. Choose the four places that you would recommend they visit and record yourself giving them directions from your house.

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